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Cybersecurity II - Fortifications

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CW is delighted to support a series of webinars entitled “The digital (dis)comfort zone” from the Trust & Technology Initiative, based at The University of Cambridge. The next session will explore cyber security.

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About the event

Covid-19 is a catalyst for change for numerous risks. To flatten the curve, businesses and homes are moving online at an accelerated rate; the global economy must now reassess and reimagine modes of consumption, supply, interaction, productivity and, last but not least - security.

Countering cyber threats successfully requires a focus on human behaviour as well as technology enhancement. This networking webinar brings together two academic experts to look at both digital security by design and human factors, and will review key areas of concern for cyber risk altered by Covid-19 and their long term effects.

The event will be run as Zoom Meeting, with Q&A and breakout rooms, without recording. Attendance is free.  Please register your interest on Zoom; this will help us with the running of this virtual event.

Your sign-up details are collected for the purpose of the webinar only and will not be made available to third parties, in accordance with GDPR principles. You will receive a joining link and password automatically after registration.

The Meetings are planned as a way to help you connect with other people who share your same interest in the digital world, so just bring a glass of any drink you like and enjoy an informative as well as refreshing digital happy hour.

This webinar is delivered by Trust and Technology Initiative at The University of Cambridge, and supported by:



Prof SIMON MOORE, Department for Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge:

"Toward trustworthy computer systems"

Simon conducts research and teaching in the general area of computer architecture with particular interests in secure and rigorously-engineered processors and subsystems, such as memory-protection features that safeguard against many currently widely exploited vulnerabilities. He is a leading contributor to the CHERI project  (Capability Hardware Enhanced RISC Instructions) for digital security by design.

Dr JENNIFER DAFFRON, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Risk


"Increased rate of digitisation in response to Covid-19 - what it means for cyber risk moving forward"

Jennifer leads the research on digital risk at the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies. Her research defines and exposes cyber threat vulnerabilities on organisational and human behavioural platforms for companies around the world. Jennifer holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Cambridge and has published several papers on attentional templates in visual search.

Supported by Cambridge Network

Cambridge Network is a membership organisation based in the vibrant high technology cluster of Cambridge, UK.

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